Midday Interview with Jemila Ericson

Tues-Fri 12:06-12:15

During our Classical block on Tuesdays through Fridays at 12:06, Jemila Ericson and other staff members host a celebration of the arts and culture of the Lower Cape Fear. They interview artists, actors, dancers, writers and creators of community events--all the inspiring movers and shakers who enrich our lives.


Upcoming guests: 

Friday, July 25  Gina Gambony discusses Opera Wilmington.

Tuesday, July 29  Director Ray Kennedy and singer/actor Nygel Robinson tell us all about Opera House Theatre Company's production of Kiss Me, Kate!

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Midday Interview - September 11, 2012
1:15 pm
Tue September 11, 2012

"The Two and Only" at Thalian hall

Jay Johnson, master ventriloquist, presents his Tony Award-winning show The Two and Only at Thalian Hall, Saturday at 2 and 8 pm.  The show will be filmed for later release.  Tickets are available at 910-632-2285 and thalianhall.org.  More info on Jay and his work can be found at his website: TheTwoAndOnly.com

Midday Interview - August 31, 2012
3:15 pm
Fri August 31, 2012

Piano Masterworks: Music of the Russian Romantics

Norman Bemelmans, Director of Cultural Arts at UNCW, and Elizabeth Loparits, faculty member of the UNCW Music Department, are both concert pianists who have performed in many countries to great acclaim.  They share a love for Chopin, Liszt, Rachmaninoff, and all the Romantic composers.  On Thursday, Sept. 6 at 8 pm in Kenan Auditorium, they will present a program called Piano Masterworks: Music of the Russian Romantics.  They will perform solo and duo works.  Tickets are available from the Kenan Box Office at 962-3500. 

Midday Interview - August 29, 2012
4:11 pm
Wed August 29, 2012

Thalian Association Children's Theatre

Todays guests were Jason Aycock, the new Artistic Director for Thalian Association Children’s Theatre (T.A.C.T.) and  Susan Habas, the Managing Director of Thalian Association Community Theatre.  They told us about T.A.C.T.’s upcoming season of plays and about the T.A.C.T. Academy that is offering classes now. 

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Midday Interview - August 28, 2012
2:00 pm
Tue August 28, 2012

The Most Happy Fella

Opera House Theatre Company opens Frank Loesser’s 1956 musical The Most Happy Fella tomorrow night at 8 on Thalian Hall’s mainstage.  Bob Workmon stars as Tony Esposito.  Suellen Yates directs.  Tickets available from the Thalian Hall box office: 632-2285.  The show runs only two weekends!

Midday Interview - August, 24 2012
2:00 pm
Fri August 24, 2012

"The Memory Thief"

Emily Colin, Wilmington resident and Assistant Director of D.R.E.A.M.S., has written her first novel.  It’s been published by Random House / Ballantine Trade Paperbacks.  I sat up and read it all night!  It’s called The Memory Thief.  You can meet her at a Book Event tomorrow night at 6:00 at D.R.E.A.M.S., which is at 10th and Fanning in Wilmington.  She will sign copies of her book and she will also do a reading.  You can also visit her website EmilyColin.com and watch a trailer!

Midday Interview - August 22, 2012
2:31 pm
Wed August 22, 2012

Jo Ann Tomaselli and Barbara Synder of The Cape Fear Camera Club

In honor of Fourth Friday Gallery Night, which is this Friday from 6 to 9, I spoke with two photographers from the Cape Fear Camera Club about their exhibit in the MC Erny Gallery called The Collection: Triptych Photographs.  My guests were Jo Ann Tomaselli and Barbara Synder.   Capefearcameraclub.org

Midday Interview - August 21, 2012
2:00 pm
Wed August 22, 2012

"Rock 'n Roll Is Here to Stay"

Today's guests: Cathy and Bill Furpless of the Historic Amuzu Theatre in Southport, hosting Rock ‘n Roll Is Here to Stay!  The shows are this weekend and next weekend, Fri and Sat at 7:30 and Sun at 3:00.  

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Midday Interview - August 17, 2012
5:30 pm
Fri August 17, 2012

Aquarius Falling

Author Mike Tucker: his thriller Aquarius Falling.

Midday Interview - August 16, 2012
2:00 pm
Thu August 16, 2012

Wilmington Faith and Values Walking Tour

Amanda Greene, Wilmington Faith and Values: Walking Tour.

Midday Interview - August 15, 2012
2:00 pm
Wed August 15, 2012

15 Years of Spectrum Art & Jewelry

Star Sosa of Spectrum Art & Jewelry: 15 years of her small business and its involvement with the community.

Full Discolsure: Spectrum Art and Jewlery is a WHQR Underwriter.